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Dividend dogs fetch market-beating returns

“Dogs of the Dow” is a simple and classic investment strategy: buy high-quality blue chips with high dividend yields at a low price. Dividend Dogs can provide a steady source of income and potential price appreciation for investors. This motif screens the Dow Jones Industrial Average annually, and at the beginning of the year, selects 10 stocks with the highest dividend payouts relative to their stock prices. </br></br><b>Dogs of the Dow in numbers: </b></br>-The Dogs of the Dow strategy has fetched an annual total return of 9.5 percent since 2001, compared with 7.3 percent for the S&P 500.[1] </br>-This strategy has protected investors with a 1.5 percent loss in 2018, compared with 3.5 percent loss for the Dow and 4.4 percent loss S&P 500.[2] See More
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 YR Return
20.3% Industrials 15.7%
10.4% Caterpillar Inc. CAT 12.5%
9.9% 8x 8xxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
19.8% Energy 1.5%
9.9% 8xxxx 8xxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
9.9% 8xxxxxx 8xxxx 8xx 88.8%
19.8% Information Technology 3.7%
10.0% 8xxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxxx 8xx 88.8%
9.9% 8xxxx 8xxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
10.4% Financials 4.6%
10.4% JP Morgan Chase & Co. JPM 4.6%
10.3% Consumer Staples 21.2%
9.7% Health Care 13.3%
9.7% 8xxxxx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
9.7% Communication Services 16.9%
9.7% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxx 8x 88.8%
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